Details For Cover ID# 29221

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Oct 21, 21
Edited on:Oct 21, 21
 
Postmark: May 22, 1871
Origin: New Haven, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: Geneva, SWITZERLAND
 
Description:

2c red brown, Grill (135) "H" Grill, clear grill points at center, used with 10c green (68) on 3c green on cream entire (U84) to Geneva, Switzerland and forwarded to London, England, 10c straddle-pane margin at right, tied by blue circle of wedges cancel, matching "New Haven N.Y. May 22" (1871) circular datestamp, red "New York Paid All May 29" transit marking ties stamps, 10c also tied by "More to Pay" circular handstamp, Geneva  (7 VI 71) and red London backstamps, with original contents, 1871 docketing. A striking mixed-issue combination, the sender apparently prepaid the old 15c rate (overpaying reduced 10c rate) and the addressee had to pay 3 pence for forwarding. Ex Andromeda, Eli Babcock.

Owner's ID: 2549
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 20] SNS# 20 [1861 10¢ Green - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]
[SNS 37] SNS# 37 [1870 2¢ Red Brown - USA Stamps 1870-1880 Issues]